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Jeffrey W. Milsom, MD
  • Jerome J. DeCosse MD Professor of Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Phone: (212) 746-6030
Fax: (212) 746-6383
E-mail: jwm2001@med.cornell.edu
Specialties:Surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer, including sphincter sparing surgery, Crohn's disease, including advanced bowel sparing and strictureplasty techniques, ulcerative colitis, intestinal fistula surgery, laparoscopic surgery, bowel obstruction, bowel dysfunction, colon cancer, colon and rectal surgery, colon and rectal disease, colon cancer and polyps, complex anal fistula disease, complex pelvic surgery, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, bowel obstruction, bowel dysfunction, colon cancer, colon and rectal surgery, colon and rectal disease, colon cancer and polyps, complex anal fistula disease, complex pelvic surgery, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, rectal and anal surgery, rectal prolapse, rectal and anal surgery, rectal prolapse
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Kelly Garrett, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Assistant Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Phone: (212) 746-6030
Fax: (212) 746-6370
E-mail: keg9034@med.cornell.edu
Specialties:Surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer, including sphincter sparing surgery, Crohn's disease, including advanced bowel sparing and strictureplasty techniques, ulcerative colitis, intestinal fistula surgery, laparoscopic surgery Colon cancer, hemorrhoids, colon surgery, colon and rectal surgery, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, complex anal fistula disease, bowel dysfunction, laparoscopic colon surgery, complex pelvic surgery, anal fissure, rectal prolapse, surgery for anal incontinence
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Daniel H. Hunt, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Assistant Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Phone: (646) 962-2270
Fax: (646) 962-0158
E-mail: dah2009@med.cornell.edu
Specialties: Colon cancer, hemorrhoids, colon surgery, colon and rectal surgery, diverticulitis, colon-rectal cancer, crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, complex anal fistual disease, bowel dysfunction,laparoscopic colon surgery, complex pelvic surgery, anal fissure, rectal prolapse, intestinal fistula surgery, ulcerative colitis
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Fabrizio Michelassi, MD, FACS
  • Lewis Atterbury Stimson Professor of Surgery
    Chairman of Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Surgeon-in-Chief
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Phone: (212) 746-6006
Fax: (212) 746-8753
E-mail: fam2006@med.cornell.edu
Specialties: Colon-rectal cancer and surgery, complex anal fistula disease, complex pelvic surgery, Crohn's disease, intestinal fistula surgery, laparoscopic surgery, rectal and anal surgery, surgery for ulcerative colitis, ulcerative colitis, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bowel-Sparing Strictureplasty, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD), Ulcerative Colitis In Children, Crohn's Disease ,Minimally Invasive Surgery ,Bowel-Sparing Strictureplasty ,Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) ,Ulcerative Colitis ,Ulcerative Colitis and Crohns In Children ,Cancer of Rectum ,Cancer of Colon ,Sphincter Sparing Surgery ,Rectal and Anal Surgery ,Colon and Rectal Disease ,Bowel Obstruction ,Bowel Dysfunction ,Colorectal Cancer ,Colon Cancer and Polyps, and Gastrointestinal Disorders
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Parul Shukla, MD
  • Associate Professor of Surgery
    Associate Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Phone: (212) 746-6030
Fax: (212) 746-6370
E-mail: pas2026@med.cornell.edu
Specialties: Surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer, including sphincter sparing surgery, Crohn's disease, including advanced bowel sparing and strictureplasty techniques, ulcerative colitis, intestinal fistula surgery, laparoscopic surgery, bowel obstruction, bowel dysfunction, colon cancer, colon and rectal surgery, colon and rectal disease, colon cancer and polyps, complex anal fistula disease, complex pelvic surgery, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, bowel obstruction, bowel dysfunction, colon cancer, colon and rectal surgery, colon and rectal disease, colon cancer and polyps, complex anal fistula disease, complex pelvic surgery, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, rectal and anal surgery, rectal prolapse, rectal and anal surgery, rectal prolapse
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James Smith, MBBCH
  • Associate Professor of Surgery,
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Associate Attending Surgeon,
    NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Phone: (646) 962-2270
Fax: (212) 746-6370
E-mail: jas9073@med.cornell.edu
Specialties: Surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer, including sphincter sparing surgery, Crohn's disease, including advanced bowel sparing and strictureplasty techniques, ulcerative colitis, intestinal fistula surgery, laparoscopic surgery Colon cancer, hemorrhoids, colon surgery, colon and rectal surgery, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, complex anal fistula disease, bowel dysfunction, laparoscopic colon surgery, complex pelvic surgery, anal fissure, rectal prolapse, surgery for anal incontinence
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Toyooki Sonoda, MD
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Associate Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Phone: (212) 746-6030
Fax: (212) 746-6370
E-mail: tos2003@med.cornell.edu
Specialties: Colon-rectal cancer and surgery, complex anal fistula disease, complex pelvic surgery, Crohn's disease, hemorrhoidal disease, intestinal fistula surgery, laparoscopic surgery, rectal and anal surgery, sphincter sparing surgery, surgery for anal incontinence, surgery for ulcerative colitis, ,Bowel-Sparing Strictureplasty ,Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) ,Rectal and Anal Surgery ,Colon and Rectal Disease ,Bowel Obstruction ,Bowel Dysfunction ,Colon Cancer and Polyps, and ulcerative colitis
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Heather Yeo, MD, MHS
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Assistant Professor of Public Health
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Assistant Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Associate Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Phone: (212) 746-6030
Fax: (212) 746-6370
E-mail: hey9002@med.cornell.edu
Specialties: Colon cancer and polyps, colon-rectal cancer, anal cancer, rectum cancer, colon and rectal surgery, minimally-invasive surgery, gastrointestinal malignancy, fertility preservation in colo-rectal cancer patients, complex anal fistula disease, complex pelvic surgery, benign colorectal disease in cancer patients; hemorrhoids, intestinal fistula surgery, laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery, sphincter sparing surgery, surgery for anal incontinence, bowel obstruction, bowel dysfunction, colon & rectal disease, rectal prolapse
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Kelly Hicks, NP, RN, BSN, CWOCN
Kelly Hicks, NP, RN, BSN, CWOCN, is an adult nurse practitioner and a board-certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence specialist in the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Kelly is responsible for the management of wound, ostomy and continence patient care in the outpatient setting and addresses the physical, emotional and social issues of patients with ostomies and acute & chronic wounds.

In her current position, Kelly has implemented a comprehensive outpatient ostomy care program. This program focuses on providing routine follow up care, improving quality of life, and increasing access to resources for ostomy patients. Before becoming a CWOCN, Kelly discovered her passion for ostomy and wound care while working as a Staff Nurse in the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery. She also has nursing experience in the areas of Cardiac Care, Critical Care and Transplant Surgery. In 2006, Kelly had the opportunity to collaborate with health care professionals from around the world while working at The Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation in Palermo, Italy.

Kelly Hicks, NP, CWOCN, graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and The George Washington University Graduate School of Nursing. Kelly has ten years of experience working with ostomy patients and holds the position of president-elect of the Metro North chapter of the Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Associate. Additionally, Kelly created and runs the CADC's monthly ostomy support group.

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